Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 February 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind becoming west 35 Friday evening.
Flurries beginning this afternoon changing to snow or rain Friday morning. Fog patches forming Friday afternoon and dissipating Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to zero overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5137N 5242W to 5448N 5212W to 5622N 5544W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 1 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4925N 4925W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 02 February 2023
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 996 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 975 mb located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located over the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located over the Grand
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM NST 2 February 2023 A low pressure system located south of the Grand Banks will track
northeastwards this morning. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
over the Southern Grand Banks will diminish to moderate to strong
north to northwesterlies today as the low moves away from the marine
A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
southwest tonight and cross Newfoundland on Friday. Gale to storm
force south to southeasterlies will spread across most waters on
Friday ahead of the trough and veer to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast and the Southern Grand
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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